Interview With Chef William Poole – Chocolatier
May17

Interview With Chef William Poole – Chocolatier

Chef William Poole “Who can take a sunrise, sprinkle it with dewCover it with choc’late and a miracle or twoThe Candy Man, oh the Candy Man canThe Candy Man can ’cause he mixes it with love and makes the world taste good” [Writers: Chambers, Karina / Monaco, Katherine / Schjolin, Morten / Ingoldsby, Denis Noel]  Some songs make you happy. Some people bring smiles too. Chef William Poole, Chocolatier, brings...

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Diva Foodies Kid Chef – Chef Shana
May03

Diva Foodies Kid Chef – Chef Shana

Diva Foodies Kid Chef is an extra special series where we have the joy of highlighting kids who love playing in the kitchen. “It’s okay to play with your food.” – Chef Emeril Lagasse Diva Foodies Kid Chef Shana Today our Kid Chef is Shana who is having fun making Instagram cooking videos with her mom Marci. We think it’s pretty cool that cooking is just one of Shana’s many interests others include...

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Interview With Chef Holly Chute
Apr19

Interview With Chef Holly Chute

Holly Chute, Senior Georgia Grown Executive Chef Chef Holly Chute’s career journey is truly a farm-to-fork story. A Yankee from New York, Chef is the State of Georgia’s most prominent champion of all things Georgia food from farms and ranches to food makers, restaurants, and chefs. I first met this talented chef a few years ago at a local Atlanta farmers market where she was promoting Georgia foodpreneurs. As you might...

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7 Stops On Your “Foodie” Journey
Mar22

7 Stops On Your “Foodie” Journey

Grandma & Me Oh how I wish I was back in my grandma’s kitchen sitting at the long, wooden table which seemed to go on forever. Challah, magically appeared still warm from the bake. It was impossible not to steal a nibble or two of this delicious, egg bread. Grandma’s kitchen was the ultimate ‘Foodie’ experience wrapped in love. It makes me smile to think what she would do if I told her she was a Foodie. She’d probably shake her...

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Ann Nguyen, Hospitality Student & Recipient of LDEI Scholarship
Oct21

Ann Nguyen, Hospitality Student & Recipient of LDEI Scholarship

It is with great pleasure that I introduce you to Ann Nguyen, a hospitality student at Georgia State University and a recipient of an Les Dames D’Escoffier – Atlanta scholarship award. I was curious to understand the challenges she faced as a hospitality major now taking all her classes online. I also wondered what her point of view was about the ‘new hospitality‘ and her thoughts of how these changes would...

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